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Alphadelic IPA - Hop Valley Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

120 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 120
Reviews: 29
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 8.21%
Wants: 5
Gots: 16 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Hop Valley Brewing Company visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: DiabolikDUB on 05-21-2009)
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4/5  rDev +2.6%

chossboss, Apr 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2.6%

BurdockBoy, Jul 02, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2.6%

jeffdevries, Jul 26, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2.6%

DSTUR001, May 25, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2.6%

mriley1984, May 27, 2014
Photo of Spikester
4/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Hazy amber gold with a very fat one finger of white head. Very good amount of lacing. Aroma is all floral resinous hops. Taste is big bitter pink grapefruit with a very good slug of sweet malts. Mouthfeel is good with just enough carbonation. Medium dry bitter finish. Drinkabilty is good for the style. Well recommended.

Spikester, Jan 04, 2011
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4/5  rDev +2.6%

DrBier, Jul 27, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2.6%

80x2HopHead, Mar 31, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2.6%

bluckbeyes, May 10, 2013
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4/5  rDev +2.6%

Kurmaraja, Apr 14, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2.6%

joefc, Jun 07, 2013
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4/5  rDev +2.6%

LuauLarry, Jun 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2.6%

Pidgurtle, Aug 04, 2013
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4/5  rDev +2.6%

Focusf111, Apr 02, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2.6%

johnnyboy76, Jul 25, 2012
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4/5  rDev +2.6%

JISurfer, Jul 05, 2014
Photo of Durge
4/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A clouded brownish tan color with a healthy off-white head and solid lacing. The aroma is a earthy nutty grain with plenty of malty herbal hops. The flavor is a beautifully blended herbal/citrus hop bite over malty bready grains. This is solidly medium boddied with a smoothly carbonated feel that gives a slightly spicey effect. A real easy and tasty drinker.

Durge, Nov 16, 2011
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4/5  rDev +2.6%

HarmonMW, May 13, 2013
Photo of loren01
4/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Pours a clear amber color, 1 finger width head with a good amount of lacing down the glass
S: Smell is slightly malty but mostly citrusy type hop scents. I would say the smell is just average for an IPA, nothing too spectacular
T: Nicely balanced beer, good tasting biscuty maltiness followed by a nice bitter citrusy hop flavor
M: Medium bodied beer, smooth goes down easy. Finishes slightly dry
D: Very drinkable beer, nicely balanced out surprised its only 6.5%, seems like it would be more than that. The 90 IBU's are pretty balanced out.

loren01, May 15, 2011
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4/5  rDev +2.6%

HopGrazer, Aug 30, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2.6%

shagal, Sep 04, 2013
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4/5  rDev +2.6%

Chou, Aug 20, 2013
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4/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance is dull gold with a fluffy white head that leaves sheets of foamy lace.

Smell is big citrusy hops, lots of lime, accentuated sweetness from the malts. A little hoppy spice as well.

Taste is also lots of citrus hops, malt sugars, a bit of toast as well. Very full flavored for an IPA, even in OR, but a bit over ripe, hinting at composting limes. Probably a function of turnover (I grabbed this from the cooler at the bier stein), almost giving it an English IPA style, earthy. Good and robust, just not quite as snappy as I'd like

Mouthfeel is medium lbodied, a bit slick, decent carbonation.

Drinkability is pretty good, a hoppy IPA, perhaps a bit English style, but I dig it. The label doesn't mention the hops used, I'm to lazy to search, but not the typical OR profile, so regardless, they've managed to carve out a niche. Assertive enough to satisfy but sessionable enough, especially if they manned up with sixers.

ccrida, Jul 14, 2010
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4/5  rDev +2.6%

quetzal013, May 17, 2012
Alphadelic IPA from Hop Valley Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 120 ratings.